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Eileen Battye

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Eileen Battye

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Eileen has appeared at the New Vic in Stephen Joseph Theatre Productions.

Eileen trained at The Royal College of Music and Central School of Speech and Drama.

Theatre credits include: In the West End: The King and I (London Palladium, playing Anna opposite Yul Brynner); Barnum (Victoria Palace, opposite Michael Crawford); Into The Woods, Sherlock Holmes, The Sound Of Music, Hayfever, A Month In The Country, Valentine’s Day, An Inspector Calls, The Potting Shed, An Ideal Husband. For the Royal Shakespeare Company: Camino Real, The Merry Wives Of Windsor, King Henry VII. For Alan Ayckbourn at the SJT: Better Off Dead (creating the role of Jessica); Neighbourhood Watch (creating the role of Dorothy); Dear Uncle (creating the role of Marie); Improbable Fiction (creating the role of Grace), House and Garden (creating the role of Trish); Relatively Speaking, Time And Time Again, Miss Yesterday, A Listening Heaven, Noel & Gertie, Clearing The Colours.

Other theatre includes: Life and Beth (national tour); That Old Feeling (Mill at Sonning); House and Garden (Northampton); Relatively Speaking (Exeter); Things We Do For Love (nominated for Best Actress in the Manchester Evening News Awards); Pygmalion (Library Theatre, Manchester); Barefoot in the Park (Northampton and Watford); Children of a Lesser God, The Rivals (Salisbury); Love in a Maze (Watermill, Newbury); Kiss Me Kate (Worthing); The Boyfriend (Perth); Mary-Rose, The Gondoliers (Nottingham Playhouse); The Girlfriend (national tour); Attempts On Her Life (Battersea Arts Centre); Habitats (Gate); Half Moon (Southwark Playhouse); Oliver! (Sheffield Crucible).

Television credits include: WPC56, Many Faces Of Michael Crawford, Doctors, Take Three Girls, Prime Suspect, The Vice, The Victorians, Coronation Street, Supergrass, Barnum.